At IPS, our work is centered in our vision: we believe everyone has a right to thrive on a planet where all communities are equitable, democratic, peaceful, and sustainable. Our intersecting programs and initiatives, led by a diverse group of expert staff and associate fellows, are helping to shape progressive movements toward this vision.
Despite a boom in package deliveries, USPS is facing insolvency due to crisis-related drops in mail revenue and increased costs.
The major challenges flaring up today demand strong public investment in community well-being and resilient infrastructure, not more militarization.
To cut 10 percent of the Pentagon budget, let’s end our Middle East wars, reduce reliance on nuclear weapons, and turn off the spigot to arms contractors.
An outbreak of COVID-19 among U.S. service personnel on Okinawa may help anti-base protesters stop construction of the replacement facility at Henoko.
Military spending is at historically high levels, and increasing under Trump. A ten percent cut is an overdue correction to the bloated Pentagon budget.
What blind spots will future generations condemn us for as they tear down today’s statues tomorrow?
IPS has pivoted our work to address the pandemic and economic crisis, and to deepen our work in partnership with movements challenging systemic racism.
Black Lives Matter protests have jumped U.S. borders and reached across the world, including Palestine, where Floyd’s murder has struck a chord.
Tanks and ships can’t save us from our greatest dangers, so let’s pay for the things that can.